April 1, 2020 – Jeff Aranguena, Superintendent, Mariposa County Unified School District reports at a Special Board Meeting on Tuesday, March 31, 2020 the Mariposa County Unified School District extended the cancelation of on campus classes and all school-related activities through May 1st. The regularly scheduled Spring Break from April 13th-17th will remain in place. Schools will prepare to reopen Monday, May 4th, unless conditions call for an extension.
The District released the following:
Dear Mariposa Friends and Family:
The school board members and I continue to fully appreciate the vital role our schools play in Mariposa County. We understand how difficult these times have been for students and families.
The last few weeks have left all of us with more questions than answers. Our school community continues to prioritize the health and safety of our… Continue reading
New Health Officer order that was issued 3/26/2020 requires employers to health screen all essential employees. This means checking temperature and symptoms before an employee enters the workplace. This includes ALL essential businesses. For more information, please visit http://www.mariposacounty.org/NEWS
March 30, 2020 – There are currently NO cases of COVID-19 and no persons are being monitored as returned travelers in Mariposa County. The Governor has issued a “Stay at Home” order for the State of California, Mariposa County Residents are still able to leave home for essential functions; Doctors Appointments, Grocery Shopping, Auto Shops etc
SYMPTOMS AND TESTING:
Who should Test: Fever, cough, shortness of breath.
Emergency warning signs include: Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath, persistent pain or pressure in the chest, confusion or inability to arouse, bluish lips or face. … Continue reading
Mariposa County Staff have prepared a document outlining various food distribution channels in several communities during the COVID-19 outbreak. County Staff are also working with partners to provide similar services in other areas.
Mariposa County Unified School District Superintendent Releases Message to the Community on COVID-19 and the Continued Temporary Closure of Schools
On Friday, Jeff Aranguena, Superintendent, Mariposa County Unified School District released the following statement:
Dear Mariposa Family and Friends,
The temporary closure of Mariposa County Schools, continues in an effort to slow the spread of the COVID19. During these unprecedented times, I would like to thank all of you for continuing to work with our team and with each other as we navigate this uncharted territory together.
Right now, the key question on the minds of everyone is: When will schools reopen? We are all facing questions daily about how this prolonged closure will impact instruction and our students. While our team understands and shares these concerns, our top priority right now… Continue reading